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The Maasai cricket warriors

The traditional life of a Maasai warrior in Kenya involves learning how to hunt and herd cattle. One group of Maasai warriors have now learnt a surprising new skill - playing cricket – and they've formed a team. Their captain, Sonyanga Weblen Ole Ngais told Matthew Bannister how playing cricket is similar to hunting with spears.

Picture: A Maasai Warriors cricket team batsman wearing traditional robes and cricket pads
Picture credit: Heavy Soul Films

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8 minutes